Daniel J. Cormier, Ph.D.

Col., U.S. Army

Military Professor National Security Affairs
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U.S. Army Col. Dan Cormier, Ph.D, is a military professor teaching Security Strategies in the National Security Affairs Department. His academic interests explore diplomatic history, asymmetric warfare, counterterrorism, and regional studies. In particular, he focuses on Middle Eastern and European topics. Cormier completed a Doctor of Philosophy in U.S. History from Temple University with research on President Eisenhower’s efforts to build a new global order. He is a graduate of the Moroccan Cours d’Etat-Major, the French École de guerre, and the French Institut des hautes études de défense nationale.

Areas of Expertise

  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • COIN
  • Counterterrorism
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Middle East

Professional Highlights


Director, Middle East Studies

U.S. Army War College

U.S. Army War College Fellow, Paris, France


Commander, 1-30 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division


Chief, Concepts Integration, USJFCOM


Ph.D., Temple University, U.S. History

M.A., Boston University, International Relations

B.A., University of New Hampshire, Political Science

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